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William Fennex      

Full name William Fennex

Born circa 1764, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

Died March 4, 1838, Stepney, London

Major teams England, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast (underarm)

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 88 165 15 1928 90 12.85 0 10 73 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI 5w 10
First-class 88 0+ 0+ 145 7/? 5 0
Career statistics
First-class debut A to C v Rest of the Alphabet at Moulsey Hurst, Aug 2-5, 1786 scorecard
Last First-class Marylebone Cricket Club v Middlesex XI at Lord's, Aug 14-16, 1816 scorecard
Profile

William Fennex was a noted allrounder and right arm fast bowler. He was reputed to be one of the first to use forward play and was said to be a good driver of the ball. He began his career with Berkshire but is linked more with Middlesex and was groundkeeper at Uxbridge.
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